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[image]Space Time Theories Confirmed(201105040007HQ) - NASA
Colleen Hartman, Senior Advisor at NASA Headquarters and Research Professor at George Washington University, makes a point during a press conference, Wednesday, May 4, 2011, to discuss NASA's Gravity Probe B (GP-B) mission which has confirmed two key predictions derived from Albert Einstein's general theory of relativity, which the spacecraft was designed to test at NASA Headquarters in Washington...
Keywords: What -- Gravity Probe B; Where -- NASA Headquarters; Where -- Washington
Downloads: 57
[movies]Einstein Passes Tests by NASA's Gravity Probe B
NASA's Gravity Probe B (GP-B) spacecraft has confirmed two key predictions derived from Albert Einstein's general theory of relativity. Launched in 2004, GP-B was designed to test Einstein using four ultra-precise gyroscopes to measure the hypothesized geodetic effect, which is the warping of space and time around a gravitational body, and frame-dragging, which is the amount a spinning object pulls space and time with it as it rotates...
Keywords: What -- Gravity Probe B; Where -- Washington; Where -- NASA Headquarters
Downloads: 96
[image]Space Time Theories Confirmed (201105040009HQ) - NASA
Clifford Will, Professor of Physics at Washington University in St. Louis, foreground, answers questions during a press conference, Wednesday, May 4, 2011, to discuss NASA's Gravity Probe B (GP-B) mission which has confirmed two key predictions derived from Albert Einstein's general theory of relativity, which the spacecraft was designed to test at NASA Headquarters in Washington. The experiment, launched in 2004, used four ultra-precise gyroscopes to measure the hypothesized geodetic effect, th...
Keywords: What -- Gravity Probe B; Where -- Washington; Where -- NASA Headquarters
Downloads: 57
[image]KSC-04PD-1078 - NASA
KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- The Mobile Service Tower rolls back to the Delta II carrying the Gravity Probe B spacecraft at Space Launch Complex 2 on Vandenberg AFB after first launch attempt was scrubbed.
Keywords: What -- Gravity Probe B; Where -- Kennedy Space Center (KSC)
Downloads: 5
[image]Space Time Theories Confirmed (201105040008HQ) - NASA
Clifford Will, Professor of Physics at Washington University in St. Louis, makes a point during a press conference, Wednesday, May 4, 2011, to discuss NASA's Gravity Probe B (GP-B) mission which has confirmed two key predictions derived from Albert Einstein's general theory of relativity, which the spacecraft was designed to test at NASA Headquarters in Washington. The experiment, launched in 2004, used four ultra-precise gyroscopes to measure the hypothesized geodetic effect, the warping of spa...
Keywords: What -- Gravity Probe B; Where -- Washington; Where -- NASA Headquarters
Downloads: 62
[image]Space Time Theories Confirmed (201105040003HQ) - NASA
Francis Everitt, Principal Investigator for the Gravity Probe B Mission at Stanford University, makes a point during a press conference, Wednesday, May 4, 2011, to discuss NASA's Gravity Probe B (GP-B) mission which has confirmed two key predictions derived from Albert Einstein's general theory of relativity, which the spacecraft was designed to test at NASA Headquarters in Washington. The experiment, launched in 2004, used four ultra-precise gyroscopes to measure the hypothesized geodetic effec...
Keywords: What -- Gravity Probe B; Where -- NASA Headquarters; Where -- Washington
Downloads: 54
[image]Space Time Theories Confirmed (201105040010HQ) - NASA
Francis Everitt, Principal Investigator for the Gravity Probe B Mission at Stanford University, second from left, makes a point during a press conference, Wednesday, May 4, 2011, to discuss NASA's Gravity Probe B (GP-B) mission which has confirmed two key predictions derived from Albert Einstein's general theory of relativity, which the spacecraft was designed to test at NASA Headquarters in Washington...
Keywords: What -- Gravity Probe B; Where -- NASA Headquarters; Where -- Washington
Downloads: 63
[movies]STS-134 Gets New Launch Date on This Week @NASA
The launch of space shuttle Endeavour on STS-134 has been rescheduled for May 16th. Launch is scheduled for 8:56 a.m. Eastern. Also, NASA's Gravity Probe B mission confirms two aspects of Albert Einstein's theory of general relativity. Plus, two Mercury explorers honored; Young innovators recognized; ISS honored; NextGen Day; rotocraft research; FIRST finals; and HQ Cyber Café.
Keywords: Where -- Mercury; What -- Gravity Probe B; What -- Space Shuttle Endeavour
Downloads: 25
[image]Space Time Theories Confirmed (201105040004HQ) - NASA
Francis Everitt, Principal Investigator for the Gravity Probe B Mission at Stanford University, makes a point during a press conference, Wednesday, May 4, 2011, to discuss NASA's Gravity Probe B (GP-B) mission which has confirmed two key predictions derived from Albert Einstein's general theory of relativity, which the spacecraft was designed to test at NASA Headquarters in Washington. The experiment, launched in 2004, used four ultra-precise gyroscopes to measure the hypothesized geodetic effec...
Keywords: What -- Gravity Probe B; Where -- NASA Headquarters; Where -- Washington
Downloads: 57
[texts]MATRIX(sub x)Automated Testing Tool - Patterson-Hine, Ann
This research program has focused on developing tools and techniques that can automate the process of testing and troubleshooting complex control systems that are implemented using an autocoder. Significant increases in software complexity and sophistication have made software more difficult to test and trouble-shoot. Historically, the cost of debugging has been the most time-consuming and expensive aspect of large-scale software development...
Keywords: GRAVITY PROBE B; SCHEDULES; STAR TRACKERS; RELATIVISTIC EFFECTS; TELESCOPES; REFERENCE STARS; POLAR ORBITS; NEWTON THEORY; CRYOGENICS
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[image]KSC-04PD-0781 - NASA
KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- The Gravity Probe B spacecraft is in NASA?s Payload Processing Facility 1610 on North Vandenberg Air Force Base in California after completion of prelaunch processing before going to the pad. The spacecraft will be transported to Space Launch Complex 2 on April 1 and mated to the Boeing Delta II rocket. Gravity Probe B consists of four sophisticated gyroscopes that will provide an almost perfect space-time reference system...
Keywords: What -- Gravity Probe B; What -- Polar; Where -- Kennedy Space Center (KSC); Where -- California
Downloads: 5
[image]KSC-04PD-0784 - NASA
KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- A closeup of the Gravity Probe B spacecraft in NASA?s Payload Processing Facility 1610 on North Vandenberg Air Force Base in California after completion of prelaunch processing before going to the pad. The spacecraft will be transported to Space Launch Complex 2 on April 1 and mated to the Boeing Delta II rocket. Gravity Probe B consists of four sophisticated gyroscopes that will provide an almost perfect space-time reference system...
Keywords: What -- Gravity Probe B; What -- Polar; Where -- Kennedy Space Center (KSC); Where -- California
Downloads: 5
[image]KSC-04PD-0785 - NASA
KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- The Gravity Probe B spacecraft is in NASA?s Payload Processing Facility 1610 on North Vandenberg Air Force Base in California after completion of prelaunch processing before going to the pad. The spacecraft will be transported to Space Launch Complex 2 on April 1 and mated to the Boeing Delta II rocket. Gravity Probe B consists of four sophisticated gyroscopes that will provide an almost perfect space-time reference system...
Keywords: What -- Gravity Probe B; What -- Polar; Where -- Kennedy Space Center (KSC); Where -- California
Downloads: 4
[image]KSC-04PD-0782 - NASA
KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- The Gravity Probe B spacecraft is in NASA?s Payload Processing Facility 1610 on North Vandenberg Air Force Base in California after completion of prelaunch processing before going to the pad. The spacecraft will be transported to Space Launch Complex 2 on April 1 and mated to the Boeing Delta II rocket. Gravity Probe B consists of four sophisticated gyroscopes that will provide an almost perfect space-time reference system...
Keywords: What -- Gravity Probe B; What -- Polar; Where -- Kennedy Space Center (KSC); Where -- California
Downloads: 6
[image]Space Time Theories Confirmed (201105040005HQ) - NASA
Rex Geveden, President of Teledyne Brown Engineering, makes a point during a press conference, Wednesday, May 4, 2011, to discuss NASA's Gravity Probe B (GP-B) mission which has confirmed two key predictions derived from Albert Einstein's general theory of relativity, which the spacecraft was designed to test at NASA Headquarters in Washington. The experiment, launched in 2004, used four ultra-precise gyroscopes to measure the hypothesized geodetic effect, the warping of space and time around a ...
Keywords: What -- REX; What -- Gravity Probe B; Where -- NASA Headquarters; Where -- Washington
Downloads: 69
[image]Space Time Theories Confirmed (201105040002HQ) - NASA
Seated from left, Bill Danchi, Senior Astrophysicist and Program Scientist at NASA Headquarters, Francis Everitt, Principal Investigator for the Gravity Probe B Mission at Stanford University, Rex Geveden, President of Teledyne Brown Engineering, Colleen Hartman, a research professor at George Washington University, and Clifford Will, Professor of Physics at Washington University in St. Louis, Mo., conduct a press conference, Wednesday, May 4, 2011, to discuss NASA's Gravity Probe B (GP-B) missi...
Keywords: What -- Gravity Probe B; What -- REX; Where -- NASA Headquarters; Where -- Washington
Downloads: 53
[image]KSC-04PD-0783 - NASA
KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- A closeup of the top of the Gravity Probe B spacecraft in NASA?s Payload Processing Facility 1610 on North Vandenberg Air Force Base in California after completion of prelaunch processing before going to the pad. The spacecraft will be transported to Space Launch Complex 2 on April 1 and mated to the Boeing Delta II rocket. Gravity Probe B consists of four sophisticated gyroscopes that will provide an almost perfect space-time reference system...
Keywords: What -- Gravity Probe B; What -- Polar; Where -- Kennedy Space Center (KSC); Where -- California
Downloads: 5
[image]Gravity Probe B Number 4 Gyro Inspected - NASA/Marshall Space Flight Center
The Gravity Probe B (GP-B) is the relativity experiment developed at Stanford University to test two extraordinary predictions of Albert Einstein?s general theory of relativity. The experiment will measure, very precisely, the expected tiny changes in the direction of the spin axes of four gyroscopes contained in an Earth-orbiting satellite at a 400-mile altitude. So free are the gyroscopes from disturbance that they will provide an almost perfect space-time reference system...
Keywords: What -- Gravity Probe B; What -- Earth; Where -- Marshall Space Flight Center (MSFC)
Downloads: 9
[image]KSC-03PD-2889 - NASA
VANDENBERG AFB, CALIF. - Workers on the mobile service tower at Space Launch Complex 2, Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif., check the Delta II rocket?s second stage as it is mated with the first stage. The Delta II is the launch vehicle for the Gravity Probe B experiment, developed by Stanford University, Lockheed Martin and NASA?s Marshall Space Flight Center. The Gravity Probe B will launch a payload of four gyroscopes into low-Earth polar orbit to test two extraordinary predictions of Albert E...
Keywords: What -- Gravity Probe B; What -- Earth; What -- Polar; Where -- Marshall Space Flight Center (MSFC)
Downloads: 7
[image]KSC-03PD-3279 - NASA
VANDENBERG AFB, CALIF. - In the NASA spacecraft processing facility on North Vandenberg Air Force Base, workers stand by as the balloon at right is released to lift the solar array panel into position for installation on the Gravity Probe B spacecraft. Installing each array is a 3-day process and includes a functional deployment test. The Gravity Probe B mission is a relativity experiment developed by NASA?s Marshall Space Flight Center, Stanford University and Lockheed Martin...
Keywords: What -- Gravity Probe B; What -- Earth; Where -- Marshall Space Flight Center (MSFC)
Downloads: 8
[image]Artist's Concept of Gravity Probe-B - NASA/Marshall Space Flight Center
Gravity Probe-B (GP-B) is the relativity experiment being developed at Stanford University to test two extraordinary predictions of Albert Einstein's general theory of relativity. The experiment will measure, very precisely, the expected tiny changes in the direction of the spin axes of four gyroscopes contained in an Earth-orbiting satellite at a 400-mile altitude. So free are the gyroscopes from disturbance that they will provide an almost perfect space-time reference system...
Keywords: What -- Gravity Probe B; What -- Earth; Where -- Marshall Space Flight Center (MSFC)
Downloads: 6
[image]KSC-03PD-2746 - NASA
VANDENBERG AFB, CALIF. - The Gravity Probe B experiment enters the spacecraft processing facility on North Vandenberg Air Force Base. Gravity Probe B will launch a payload of four gyroscopes into low-Earth polar orbit to test two extraordinary predictions of Albert Einstein?s general theory of relativity: the geodetic effect (how space and time are warped by the presence of the Earth) and frame dragging (how Earth?s rotation drags space and time around with it)...
Keywords: What -- Gravity Probe B; What -- Earth; What -- Polar; Where -- Marshall Space Flight Center (MSFC)
Downloads: 6
[image]KSC-03PD-3269 - NASA
VANDENBERG AFB, CALIF. - A worker in the NASA spacecraft processing facility on North Vandenberg Air Force Base adjust the supports on a solar array panel to be lifted and installed on the Gravity Probe B spacecraft. Installing each array is a 3-day process and includes a functional deployment test. The Gravity Probe B mission is a relativity experiment developed by NASA?s Marshall Space Flight Center, Stanford University and Lockheed Martin...
Keywords: What -- Gravity Probe B; What -- Earth; Where -- Marshall Space Flight Center (MSFC)
Downloads: 5
[image]KSC-03PD-3268 - NASA
VANDENBERG AFB, CALIF. - Workers in the NASA spacecraft processing facility on North Vandenberg Air Force Base attach supports to a solar array panel to be lifted and installed on the Gravity Probe B spacecraft. Installing each array is a 3-day process and includes a functional deployment test. The Gravity Probe B mission is a relativity experiment developed by NASA?s Marshall Space Flight Center, Stanford University and Lockheed Martin...
Keywords: What -- Gravity Probe B; What -- Earth; Where -- Marshall Space Flight Center (MSFC)
Downloads: 6
[image]KSC-03PD-2753 - NASA
VANDENBERG AFB, CALIF. -In the spacecraft processing facility on North Vandenberg Air Force Base, workers conduct battery charge/discharge cycles as part of the battery conditioning process on Gravity Probe B. The Gravity Probe B will launch a payload of four gyroscopes into low-Earth polar orbit to test two extraordinary predictions of Albert Einstein?s general theory of relativity: the geodetic effect (how space and time are warped by the presence of the Earth) and frame dragging (how Earth?s ...
Keywords: What -- Gravity Probe B; What -- Earth; What -- Polar; Where -- Marshall Space Flight Center (MSFC)
Downloads: 13
[image]Gravity Probe B Space Vehicle - NASA/Marshall Space Flight Center
The space vehicle for Gravity Probe B (GP-B) arrives at the launch site at Vandenburg Air Force Base. GP-B is the relativity experiment being developed at Stanford University to test two extraordinary predictions of Albert Einstein's general theory of relativity. The experiment will measure, very precisely, the expected tiny changes in the direction of the spin axes of four gyroscopes contained in an Earth-orbiting satellite at a 400-mile altitude...
Keywords: What -- Gravity Probe B; What -- Earth; Where -- Marshall Space Flight Center (MSFC)
Downloads: 8
[image]KSC-03PD-2754 - NASA
VANDENBERG AFB, CALIF. - In the spacecraft processing facility on North Vandenberg Air Force Base, workers conduct battery charge/discharge cycles as part of the battery conditioning process on Gravity Probe B. The Gravity Probe B will launch a payload of four gyroscopes into low-Earth polar orbit to test two extraordinary predictions of Albert Einstein?s general theory of relativity: the geodetic effect (how space and time are warped by the presence of the Earth) and frame dragging (how Earth?s...
Keywords: What -- Gravity Probe B; What -- Earth; What -- Polar; Where -- Marshall Space Flight Center (MSFC)
Downloads: 6
[image]KSC-03PD-2876 - NASA
VANDENBERG AFB, CALIF. - The interstage of the Delta II launch vehicle for the Gravity Probe B experiment is moved into the mobile service tower on Space Launch Complex 2, Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif., where it will be mated with the second stage. The Gravity Probe B will launch a payload of four gyroscopes into low-Earth polar orbit to test two extraordinary predictions of Albert Einstein?s general theory of relativity: the geodetic effect (how space and time are warped by the presence of ...
Keywords: What -- Gravity Probe B; What -- Earth; What -- Polar; Where -- Marshall Space Flight Center (MSFC)
Downloads: 5
[image]KSC-03PD-3278 - NASA
VANDENBERG AFB, CALIF. - In the NASA spacecraft processing facility on North Vandenberg Air Force Base, a balloon gently lifts the solar array panel to be installed on the Gravity Probe B spacecraft. Installing each array is a 3-day process and includes a functional deployment test. The Gravity Probe B mission is a relativity experiment developed by NASA?s Marshall Space Flight Center, Stanford University and Lockheed Martin...
Keywords: What -- Gravity Probe B; What -- Earth; Where -- Marshall Space Flight Center (MSFC)
Downloads: 5
[image]KSC-03PD-2744 - NASA
VANDENBERG AFB, CALIF. - At Vandenberg AFB, the canister enclosing the Gravity Probe B (GP-B) spacecraft is removed from the transporter. Gravity Probe B will launch a payload of four gyroscopes into low-Earth polar orbit to test two extraordinary predictions of Albert Einstein?s general theory of relativity: the geodetic effect (how space and time are warped by the presence of the Earth) and frame dragging (how Earth?s rotation drags space and time around with it)...
Keywords: What -- Gravity Probe B; What -- Earth; What -- Polar; Where -- Marshall Space Flight Center (MSFC)
Downloads: 4
[image]KSC-03PD-2748 - NASA
VANDENBERG AFB, CALIF. - The Gravity Probe B experiment is lowered onto an assembly and test stand in the spacecraft processing facility on North Vandenberg Air Force Base. Gravity Probe B will launch a payload of four gyroscopes into low-Earth polar orbit to test two extraordinary predictions of Albert Einstein?s general theory of relativity: the geodetic effect (how space and time are warped by the presence of the Earth) and frame dragging (how Earth?s rotation drags space and time around with...
Keywords: What -- Gravity Probe B; What -- Earth; What -- Polar; Where -- Marshall Space Flight Center (MSFC)
Downloads: 7
[image]KSC-03PD-2884 - NASA
VANDENBERG AFB, CALIF. - The second stage of the Delta II launch vehicle for the Gravity Probe B experiment is lifted up the mobile service tower on Space Launch Complex 2, Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. The Gravity Probe B will launch a payload of four gyroscopes into low-Earth polar orbit to test two extraordinary predictions of Albert Einstein?s general theory of relativity: the geodetic effect (how space and time are warped by the presence of the Earth) and frame dragging (how Earth?s rot...
Keywords: What -- Gravity Probe B; What -- Earth; What -- Polar; Where -- Marshall Space Flight Center (MSFC)
Downloads: 7
[image]KSC-03PD-2887 - NASA
VANDENBERG AFB, CALIF. - The second stage of the Delta II launch vehicle for the Gravity Probe B experiment is moved into the mobile service tower on Space Launch Complex 2, Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. Behind it can be seen the first stage of the Delta II. The Gravity Probe B will launch a payload of four gyroscopes into low-Earth polar orbit to test two extraordinary predictions of Albert Einstein?s general theory of relativity: the geodetic effect (how space and time are warped by the pr...
Keywords: What -- Gravity Probe B; What -- Earth; What -- Polar; Where -- Marshall Space Flight Center (MSFC)
Downloads: 7
[image]Space Time Theories Confirmed (201105040006HQ) - NASA
Rex Geveden, President of Teledyne Brown Engineering, makes a point during a press conference, Wednesday, May 4, 2011, to discuss NASA's Gravity Probe B (GP-B) mission which has confirmed two key predictions derived from Albert Einstein's general theory of relativity, which the spacecraft was designed to test at NASA Headquarters in Washington. The experiment, launched in 2004, used four ultra-precise gyroscopes to measure the hypothesized geodetic effect, the warping of space and time around a ...
Keywords: What -- REX; What -- Gravity Probe B; Where -- NASA Headquarters; Where -- Washington
Downloads: 66
[image]KSC-03PD-2875 - NASA
VANDENBERG AFB, CALIF. - The interstage of the Delta II launch vehicle for the Gravity Probe B experiment is moved into the mobile service tower on Space Launch Complex 2, Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif., where it will be mated with the second stage. The Gravity Probe B will launch a payload of four gyroscopes into low-Earth polar orbit to test two extraordinary predictions of Albert Einstein?s general theory of relativity: the geodetic effect (how space and time are warped by the presence of ...
Keywords: What -- Gravity Probe B; What -- Earth; What -- Polar; Where -- Marshall Space Flight Center (MSFC)
Downloads: 6
[image]KSC-03PD-3265 - NASA
VANDENBERG AFB, CALIF. - Workers in the NASA spacecraft processing facility on North Vandenberg Air Force Base prepare to rotate the framework containing one of four solar panels to be installed on the Gravity Probe B spacecraft. Installing each array is a 3-day process and includes a functional deployment test. The Gravity Probe B mission is a relativity experiment developed by NASA?s Marshall Space Flight Center, Stanford University and Lockheed Martin...
Keywords: What -- Gravity Probe B; What -- Earth; Where -- Marshall Space Flight Center (MSFC)
Downloads: 8
[texts]Baseline Validation of Unstructured Grid Reynolds-Averaged Navier-Stokes Toward Flow Control - Joslin, Ronald D.
The value of the use of the Reynolds-averaged Navier-Stokes methodology for active flow control applications is assessed. An experimental flow control database exists for a NACA0015 airfoil modified at the leading edge to implement a fluidic actuator; hence, this configuration is used. Computational results are documented for the baseline wing configuration (no control) with the experimental results and assumes two-dimensional flow...
Keywords: DATA FLOW ANALYSIS; GRAVITATIONAL EFFECTS; GRAVITY PROBE B; GYROSCOPES; DATA REDUCTION; ERROR ANALYSIS; RELATIVITY
Downloads: 112
[image]Artist's Concept of Gravity Probe-B - NASA/Marshall Space Flight Center
Gravity Probe-B (GP-B) is the relativity experiment being developed at Stanford University to test two extraordinary predictions of Albert Einstein's general theory of relativity. The experiment will measure, very precisely, the expected tiny changes in the direction of the spin axes of four gyroscopes contained in an Earth-orbiting satellite at a 400-mile altitude. So free are the gyroscopes from disturbance that they will provide an almost perfect space-time reference system...
Keywords: What -- Gravity Probe B; What -- Earth; Where -- Marshall Space Flight Center (MSFC)
Downloads: 6
[image]KSC-03PD-2886 - NASA
VANDENBERG AFB, CALIF. - Viewed from inside, the second stage of the Delta II launch vehicle for the Gravity Probe B experiment is lifted up the mobile service tower on Space Launch Complex 2, Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. Behind it is the first stage of the Delta II. The Gravity Probe B will launch a payload of four gyroscopes into low-Earth polar orbit to test two extraordinary predictions of Albert Einstein?s general theory of relativity: the geodetic effect (how space and time are warped...
Keywords: What -- Gravity Probe B; What -- Earth; What -- Polar; Where -- Marshall Space Flight Center (MSFC)
Downloads: 8
[image]KSC-03PD-3282 - NASA
VANDENBERG AFB, CALIF. - In the NASA spacecraft processing facility on North Vandenberg Air Force Base, Dr. Francis Everitt, principal investigator, and Brad Parkinson, co-principal investigator, both from Stanford University, hold one of the small gyroscopes used in the Gravity Probe B spacecraft. The GP-B towers behind them. The Gravity Probe B mission is a relativity experiment developed by NASA?s Marshall Space Flight Center, Stanford University and Lockheed Martin...
Keywords: What -- Gravity Probe B; What -- Earth; Where -- Marshall Space Flight Center (MSFC)
Downloads: 4
[image]KSC-03PD-2885 - NASA
VANDENBERG AFB, CALIF. - Viewed from inside, the second stage of the Delta II launch vehicle for the Gravity Probe B experiment is lifted up the mobile service tower on Space Launch Complex 2, Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. The Gravity Probe B will launch a payload of four gyroscopes into low-Earth polar orbit to test two extraordinary predictions of Albert Einstein?s general theory of relativity: the geodetic effect (how space and time are warped by the presence of the Earth) and frame dragg...
Keywords: What -- Gravity Probe B; What -- Earth; What -- Polar; Where -- Marshall Space Flight Center (MSFC)
Downloads: 7
[image]KSC-03PD-2870 - NASA
VANDENBERG AFB, CALIF. - The first stage of the Delta II launch vehicle for the Gravity Probe B experiment is raised to a vertical position at Space Launch Complex 2, Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. The Gravity Probe B will launch a payload of four gyroscopes into low-Earth polar orbit to test two extraordinary predictions of Albert Einstein?s general theory of relativity: the geodetic effect (how space and time are warped by the presence of the Earth) and frame dragging (how Earth?s rotation ...
Keywords: What -- Gravity Probe B; What -- Earth; What -- Polar; Where -- Marshall Space Flight Center (MSFC)
Downloads: 5
[image]KSC-03PD-3271 - NASA
VANDENBERG AFB, CALIF. - Workers in the NASA spacecraft processing facility on North Vandenberg Air Force Base attach a solar array panel on the Gravity Probe B spacecraft. Installing each array is a 3-day process and includes a functional deployment test. The Gravity Probe B mission is a relativity experiment developed by NASA?s Marshall Space Flight Center, Stanford University and Lockheed Martin...
Keywords: What -- Gravity Probe B; What -- Earth; Where -- Marshall Space Flight Center (MSFC)
Downloads: 6
[image]KSC-03PD-2750 - NASA
VANDENBERG AFB, CALIF. - In the spacecraft processing facility on North Vandenberg Air Force Base, battery charge/discharge cycles are underway as part of the battery conditioning process on Gravity Probe B. The Gravity Probe B will launch a payload of four gyroscopes into low-Earth polar orbit to test two extraordinary predictions of Albert Einstein?s general theory of relativity: the geodetic effect (how space and time are warped by the presence of the Earth) and frame dragging (how Earth?s ro...
Keywords: What -- Gravity Probe B; What -- Earth; What -- Polar; Where -- Marshall Space Flight Center (MSFC)
Downloads: 6
[image]KSC-03PD-2749 - NASA
VANDENBERG AFB, CALIF. - The Gravity Probe B experiment rests on an assembly and test stand in the spacecraft processing facility on North Vandenberg Air Force Base. Gravity Probe B will launch a payload of four gyroscopes into low-Earth polar orbit to test two extraordinary predictions of Albert Einstein?s general theory of relativity: the geodetic effect (how space and time are warped by the presence of the Earth) and frame dragging (how Earth?s rotation drags space and time around with it)...
Keywords: What -- Gravity Probe B; What -- Earth; What -- Polar; Where -- Marshall Space Flight Center (MSFC)
Downloads: 6
[image]KSC-03PD-3280 - NASA
VANDENBERG AFB, CALIF. - In the NASA spacecraft processing facility on North Vandenberg Air Force Base, the Gravity Probe B spacecraft is seen with two solar array panels installed. Installing each array is a 3-day process and includes a functional deployment test. The Gravity Probe B mission is a relativity experiment developed by NASA?s Marshall Space Flight Center, Stanford University and Lockheed Martin...
Keywords: What -- Gravity Probe B; What -- Earth; Where -- Marshall Space Flight Center (MSFC)
Downloads: 5
[image]KSC-03PD-3281 - NASA
VANDENBERG AFB, CALIF. - In the NASA spacecraft processing facility on North Vandenberg Air Force Base, the Gravity Probe B spacecraft is seen with all four solar array panels installed. Installing each array is a 3-day process and includes a functional deployment test. The Gravity Probe B mission is a relativity experiment developed by NASA?s Marshall Space Flight Center, Stanford University and Lockheed Martin...
Keywords: What -- Gravity Probe B; What -- Earth; Where -- Marshall Space Flight Center (MSFC)
Downloads: 5
[image]Gravity Probe B Assembled - NASA/Marshall Space Flight Center
In this photo, the Gravity Probe B (GP-B) space vehicle is being assembled at the Sunnyvale, California location of the Lockheed Martin Corporation. The GP-B is the relativity experiment developed at Stanford University to test two extraordinary predictions of Albert Einstein?s general theory of relativity. The experiment will measure, very precisely, the expected tiny changes in the direction of the spin axes of four gyroscopes contained in an Earth-orbiting satellite at a 400-mile altitude...
Keywords: What -- Gravity Probe B; What -- Earth; Where -- California; Where -- Marshall Space Flight Center (MSFC)
Downloads: 7
[image]KSC-03PD-2871 - NASA
VANDENBERG AFB, CALIF. - The first stage of the Delta II launch vehicle for the Gravity Probe B experiment is ready to be lifted up the mobile service tower on Space Launch Complex 2, Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. The Gravity Probe B will launch a payload of four gyroscopes into low-Earth polar orbit to test two extraordinary predictions of Albert Einstein?s general theory of relativity: the geodetic effect (how space and time are warped by the presence of the Earth) and frame dragging (how ...
Keywords: What -- Gravity Probe B; What -- Earth; What -- Polar; Where -- Marshall Space Flight Center (MSFC)
Downloads: 5
[image]Gravity Probe B Inspection - NASA/Marshall Space Flight Center
The space vehicle Gravity Probe B (GP-B) is the relativity experiment developed at Stanford University to test two extraordinary predictions of Albert Einstein?s general theory of relativity. The experiment will measure, very precisely, the expected tiny changes in the direction of the spin axes of four gyroscopes contained in an Earth-orbiting satellite at a 400-mile altitude. So free are the gyroscopes from disturbance that they will provide an almost perfect space-time reference system...
Keywords: What -- Gravity Probe B; What -- Earth; Where -- Marshall Space Flight Center (MSFC)
Downloads: 5
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